The Daily Evergreen

Started from the bottom now he’s here

Started from the bottom now he’s here

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Features, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Growing up, the odds were stacked against Isaiah Wade but he persevered and carved out a path for himself through basketball. Wade was born and raised in Minneapolis. He became homeless in the fourth grade and he said he didn’t get to have a childhood. Wade didn’t find a way out of his situation...

Cougs battle Beavs in Beasley

Cougs battle Beavs in Beasley

LEXI MCGONEGLE, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball is set to finish its last game of the regular season against Oregon State on Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (11-19, 4-13) come into this matchup against the Beavers (17-12, 9-8) after they suffered a 72-61 loss against Oregon on Wednesday night. Currently on a...

Cal knocks out WSU in first round of Pac-12 tourney

Cal knocks out WSU in first round of Pac-12 tourney

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

In a city that is known for gambling, women’s basketball put all of their chips on the table as they took on Cal in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, the No. 10 seed Cougars (9-21, 4-15) fell short and lost 77-58 to the No. 7 seed Golden Bears (19-11,...

WSU falls to Oregon in Beasley Coliseum

WSU falls to Oregon in Beasley Coliseum

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports

WSU men’s basketball dropped their fourth straight game Wednesday night when they fell to Oregon 72-61. Head Coach Ernie Kent wasn’t thrilled about the performance of his team tonight. “As a team we didn’t play really well,” Kent said. “We had too many breakdowns and it cost us. When...

WSU gears up for Pac-12 Tournament

WSU gears up for Pac-12 Tournament

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

When a calendar turns to the month of the March, it usually means only one thing — March Madness. As the regular season winds down for WSU women’s basketball, the Pac-12 teams prepare for the most important week of the season. All eyes will turn to Las Vegas, Nevada when the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball teams...

Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings — Week 9

Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings — Week 9

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports

Arizona State (Last: 2)   In an up-and-down week for Arizona State, they fell to the Ducks before beating the Beavers and will look to defend their second seed when they play Arizona next week.   Washington (Last: 1)   The Huskies dropped a stunner at Cal and bar...

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 9

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 9

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

No. 6 Oregon (Last: 1)   The Ducks were able to cap off an impressive season on their way to another number one seed in the Pac-12 Tournament. After a dominant regular season, it seems they’re in contention for a deep run at a possible national championship.   No. 7 Stanford (Last: 2) &nbs...

WSU returns home for last time this season

WSU returns home for last time this season

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports

WSU men’s basketball returns home to Beasley Coliseum for the final time this season to take on a tough pair of Oregon basketball teams. The Cougars are coming off two harsh losses to Stanford and Cal this past weekend. WSU was blown out by the Cardinal and also lost to the Golden Bears who have...

Cougs fall to Cal, bid farewell to pair of seniors

Cougs fall to Cal, bid farewell to pair of seniors

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

It was a bittersweet Sunday afternoon at home for the WSU women’s basketball team as the seniors were honored when the team took on Cal in their final test before the Pac-12 Tournament. The Cougars (9-20, 4-14) looked to send their two seniors off on a high note in their last game at Beasley Coliseum....

Cougars disappointing road trip ends with defeat to Cal

Cougars disappointing road trip ends with defeat to Cal

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men's basketball ran into Cal on Saturday night in Berkeley and fell 76-69 after the Golden Bears jumped out to a 14-5 lead early in the first half and did not look back. After the Golden Bears (7-22, 2-15) led by as much as 11 points, the Cougars (11-18, 4-12) were able to go on an 11-4 run...

Cougs fall to Stanford

Cougs fall to Stanford

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU women’s basketball fell 67-42 to No. 7 Stanford Friday night in Beasley Coliseum. After a minute into the game, Stanford (24-4, 14-3) scored first on a free throw to take a 1-0 lead. Freshman forward Ula Motuga hit a three to put the Cougars (9-19, 4-13) ahead and on the board. The score...

Cougs have upset on their mind

Cougs have upset on their mind

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU women’s basketball will finish its regular season at home with a pair of games against No. 7 Stanford on Friday and Cal on Sunday. The Cougars (9-18, 4-12) are looking to rebound from a two-game road trip where they fell to Utah and Colorado. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said WSU knows how they...

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